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Policy Issues and Legal Topics Affecting Multifamily Housing

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We have defined this terminology below to better inform our members and the housing industry, tenants of our communities and residential property...

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To help meet renters’ needs in the current multifamily housing climate, cities and states are starting to take a closer look at move-in...

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In many places across the state, rents are still below pre-pandemic levels, yet costs for housing providers have continued to rise. Those increased...

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Under the “Bridge Moratorium,” August 2021 provides a change of responsibilities for both the housing provider and tenant.

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On Tuesday, June 29, the King County Council passed an ordinance creating local tenant protections for parts of unincorporated King County.

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On Tuesday, June 29, 2021 the Governor published an updated moratorium on evictions, dubbed the “Bridge Moratorium.” This moratorium expands the...

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Today, Governor Inslee announced he will be extending the state's eviction moratorium through September 30 by creating a bridge Proclamation. 

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On Monday June 7, the Seattle City Council passed a suite of laws further restricting evictions.

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The Governor needs to know any extension of the eviction moratorium will affect you and exacerbate the struggles you've experienced over the past...

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On March 11, 2021, Governor Inslee announced the Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery plan will be transitioning from a regional approach to a...

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Councilmember Kshama Sawant recently proposed an extended ban on evictions pegged to the school year.

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